Aptitude Lesson

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Bob Newhart & Comedic Talent
One of the takeaway lessons from the recent PBS Tavis Smiley interview is that
even the field of comedy has different aptitude requirements

During the Tavis Smiley appearance, you will discover
Bob Newhart, veteran comedian and author of an iconic a record-breaking comedy album has a talent well-known joke tellers in his field cannot match: namely the ability to tell a story.

Newhart may well be an auditory learner. A look at his history points to a high level of rhythm discrimination and a skilled grasp of marketing and the written word. Before hitting the big-time in Hollywood, Newhart was also a copyrighter.

References

Tavis Smiley PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/tavissmiley/interviews/bob-newhart/

“The surprisingly subversive album
that changed stand-up comedy forever”
http://tinyurl.com/c68gc45

Museum TV Archives
Bob Newhart
http://tinyurl.com/ph7tv47

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